LOKVA ROGOZNICA is more then 700 years old village situated 350 m above sea level up on the slopes of Dinara mountain. Seven Hungarian noble families received a grant in land from Croatian-Hungarian king Bela the 4th in 12th century.
Now, it is famous touristic destination because of fabolous pebble beaches and untouched nature. A bit of history you can experience visiting our village, and of course our house.
For real nature lovers and those who prefer relaxing in a sort of isolation, far from noise and hurry of everyday life, our oasis of peace is the right choice.
Especially interesting is the Church of St. Vid situated at the very peak of the mountain 638 m above the sea level. Maintained walking trail is ideal for an afternoon or early morning walking tour.
In the center of the village is the Church of Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary from 18th century recently renovated.
Nearby the beach Ivašnjak is the Art Gallery GANDALJ the home belonged to the famous Croatian artist Joko Knežević: painter, sculptor , poet and particularly artist of mosaics. His successors worthy keep the memory of him. It is worth to see his creative opus and his unbreakable connection with nature, sea and villagers.
On the opposite side of the Dinara mountain are situated POLJICA rural area.
There are restaurants and taverns offering Dalmatian food, grilled fish, traditional Dalmatian peka (usually veal, seafood or chicken roasted under iron lid) Soparnik ( traditional dough with vegetable roasted under iron lid) and prosciutto as well, are 2 km away from the house.
On the beach Ivašnjak is a nice cafe bar MORSKA VILA with various day and night entertainment. The shops are 2 km far away, too.
The greatest opportunity for an active holiday is Cetina Canyon with more then 100 km long course.
RAFTING favourite activity for all, families with children and seniors will enjoy easy paddling through untouched nature, the others will take different route with a series of wild river rapids.
KAYAKING is the right choice to explore the river Cetina. Depending of availability the routs are different.
Full splendor of the river is by CANYONING adventure combining hiking along and through the river, swimming under waterfalls and mastering river rapids.
ZEPPELIN is one of the latest spectacular adventure.
FLY A PARAGLIDER down to the beautiful sandy beach, amazing!
SCUBA DIVING and exploring caves and underwater world on Riviera of Lokva rogoznica is unforgettable event. For the most experienced divers COVE OF VRUJA one of the best scuba diving sites in Croatia. It is location of a large freshwater source and due to the mixing of freshwater and seawater is rich in fish.
This typical mountain Dalmatian village Lokva Rogoznica is only ten minutes ride far from Omiš. Staying in our house you have Dalmatia at your fingertips.